Calgary Firefighters Association

Established 1917 · IAFF Local 255



FACS strives to meet the objectives this charity was built on, they are:
  • To promote health by providing firefighters, and their families, who are recovering from illness, addiction or disability with access to related counselling, information and peer support services.
  • To advance education by providing seminars, workshops and training programs for firefighters and their families relating to occupational or mental health and/or addiction and substance abuse.
  • To relieve poverty by providing basic necessities of life to firefighters, their spouses and their dependents who are in need, and in particular where such firefighters, spouses and dependents are unable to afford basic amenities due to health issues and/or addiction.
  • To undertake activities ancillary and incidental to the attainment of the abovementioned charitable purposes.